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Thexder (DOS)

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Written by  :  austin quinn (1)
Written on  :  Apr 05, 2001
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

Are you a Robotech fan? Then play this game!

The Good

This game had great graphics (for the time) on my Tandy and played great off the floppy (we had no hard drive). I was a pretty big Robotech fan back then (hey wait, I still am), so being able to control a transforming mech was awesome. The game was challenging (I never got past the 13th level), but consistently rewarding. There was hidden stuff all over the place.

The Bad

Why oh why didn't they include a save game feature? After a certain point, it was no longer worth my while to play for an hour just to keep dying at the same level.

The Bottom Line

If you've got the skills, Thexder is a brilliant game.